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A comprehensive, weekly recap of the news and events that define ASD’s work and mission.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Europe needs a continent-wide buy-in on a new strategic approach to tackling authoritarian interference, ASD argues in a comprehensive report that details European efforts to defend against such threats and identifies specific, actionable [...]

2019-07-01T14:11:02-04:00July 1, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Partisan politics stands in the way of implementing many commonsense measures to address foreign interference in U.S. democratic processes, ASD Deputy Director Dave Salvo argues in an op-ed for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Disinformation su [...]

2019-06-24T16:02:47-04:00June 24, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take AI-powered systems generate modified content and advance digital forgeries that are harmful to American interests, said ASD Non-Resident Senior Fellow Clint Watts testifying before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The [...]

2019-06-18T09:19:29-04:00June 18, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Political campaigns lack the necessary resources and expertise to defend against cyberattacks, ASD Director Laura Rosenberger said to the New York Times. The US-China “tech cold war” puts Europe in the middle, writes ASD Fellow for Emergin [...]

2019-06-10T15:41:38-04:00June 10, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Insight into the state of political affairs in Europe: ASD Senior Fellow Kristine Berzina appeared on Euronews’ Raw Politics to discuss the fallout from the recent Austrian political scandal and the latest developments related to the Europ [...]

2019-06-04T17:05:00-04:00June 4, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take The Kremlin’s use of malign finance to undermine democracy: ASD Director Laura Rosenberger will testify before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment on “Undermining Democracy: [...]

2019-05-21T10:45:38-04:00May 21, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Internet Research Agency (IRA) operatives attempt to hijack American social movements: ASD Social Media Analyst Bret Schafer’s essay on the IRA’s imitation of African-American activists online, featured in the National Urban League’s State [...]

2019-05-13T14:19:11-04:00May 13, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Russia’s use of the “Energy Weapon” to interfere in democracy: ASD, in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS), published The Energy Weapon, the second in a series on vectors of Russian malign influence, which ex [...]

2019-05-06T16:29:13-04:00May 6, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take In Foreign Affairs, ASD Co-directors Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly argue that policymakers should put partisanship aside to work together to secure election systems and set consequences for foreign actors that interfere with U.S. democra [...]

2019-04-23T16:18:57-04:00April 23, 2019|By |

Securing Democracy Dispatch

Our Take Together with the Bertelsmann Foundation, ASD will host a screening of the film, Harmony: Latvian Democracy at Russia's Doorstep, on tomorrow, Tuesday, April 16th from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at Landmark’s E Street Cinema in downtown Washington, D [...]

2019-04-15T15:26:12-04:00April 15, 2019|By |
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